Loopy Llamas

Save the drama for your llamas and crochet your very own pair of Loopy Llamas to cheer you up. With loopy bodies and cute accessories, these trendy llamas are a happy couple.

Skill Level: Easy

Size: 6” tall

Materials

Medium weight yarnYarn: Bernat Super Value Yarn (100% Acrylic, 426 yards [390 meters]/197 grams): 07414 Natural (1 ball), 00609 Kelly (1 ball), 53417 Peony Pink (1 ball)

Hook: US Size E/4 (3.5 mm)

Notions: Tapestry needle, 7.5mm safety eyes, stitch marker, sewing needle, scissors, stuffing, black embroidery thread for the mouth and eyebrows

Abbreviations

Ch – chain

Sc – single crochet

LP St – Loop Stitch

Inc – increase

Dec – decrease

Special Stitches

Loop Stitch: At the back of your work wrap yarn over finger to create the loop, insert hook into next st, draw through yarn, yo, draw through both loops on your hook.

2 loop stitches tog: Work two loop stitches together to decrease. Work the beginging of this st like the loop st, but decrease, insert hook into next st, yo, insert hook into the following st, yo, pull through all stitches on your hook.

Pattern

Body

Rnd 1: Starting at the bottom of the Llama’s Body, make magic ring, work 6 sc in ring. Or ch 2, work 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. (6 sts)

Rnd 2: [Work 2 loop stitches in next st] 6 times. (12 sts)

Rnd 3: [Sc, 2 loop stitches in next stitch] 6 times. (18 sts)

Rnd 4: Sc in each st around. (18 sts)

Rnd 5: [Sc, 2 loop stitches in next st] 9 times. (27 sts)

Rnd 6: [Sc, loop stitch in next st] 13 times, loop stitch in next st. (27 sts)

Rnd 7: [Loop stitch in next 8 sts, inc] 3 times. (30 sts)

Rnd 8: Loop stitch in each st around. (30 sts)

Rnd 9: [Loop stitch in next 4 st, dec] 5 times. (25 sts)

Rnds 10-23: Loop stitch in each st around. (25 sts)

Rnd 24: Loop stitch, [2 loop stitches tog] 12 times. (13 sts)

Rnd 25: Stuff the Llama’s body firmly, loop stitch, [2 loop stitches tog] 6 times. (7 sts)

Rnd 26: Loop stitch, [2 loop stitch tog] 3 times. (4 sts)

Fasten off.

Leg (make 2)

Rnd 1: Starting at the bottom of Leg, make magic ring, work 6 sc in ring. Or ch 2, work 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. (6 sts)

Rnd 2: [Inc, sc in next 2 sts] 2 times. (8 sts)

Rnds 3-8: sc in each st around. (8 sts)

Rnd 9: Dec, sc in next 6 sts. (7 sts)

Rnds 10-15: Sc in each st around.

Fasten off.

Head and Neck

Rnd 1: Starting at the top of Llama’s Head, make magic ring, work 6 sc in ring. Or ch 2, work 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. (6 sts)

Rnd 2: [Work 2 loop stitches in next st] 6 times. (12 sts)

Rnd 3: [Loop stitch in next st, 2 loop stitches in next st] 6 times. (18 sts)

Rnd 4: [Sc in next 2 sts, inc] 6 times. (24 sts)

Rnds 5-7: Sc in each st around. (24 sts)

Rnd 8: [Sc in next 10 sts, dec] 2 times. (22 sts)

Rnds 9-13: Sc in each st around. (22 sts)

Rnd 14: [Sc in next 9 sts, dec] 2 times. (20 sts)

Rnd 15: Sc in each st around. (20 sts)

Fasten off.

Ear (make 2)

Rnd 1: Starting at the tip of Ear, make magic ring, work 6 sc in ring. Or ch 2, work 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. (6 sts)

Rnds 2-3: Sc in each st around. (6 sts)

Rnd 4: [Sc, inc] 3 times. (9 sts)

Rnd 5: Sc in each st around. (9 sts)

Rnd 6: [Sc, dec] 3 times. (6 sts)

Rnd 7: Sc in each st around. (6 sts)

Fasten off.

Face

Rnd 1: Starting in the middle of the Llama’s Face, make magic ring, work 6 sc in ring. Or ch 2, work 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. (6 sts)

Rnd 2: [Work 2 sc in next st] 6 times. (12 sts)

Rnd 3: [Sc, inc] 6 times. (18 sts)

Rnds 4-5: Sc in each st around. (18 sts)

Rnd 6: Sc in next 6 sts, place your first safety eye in the last st that you just did, sc in next 6 sts, place your 2nd eye in the last st, sc in next 6 sts. (18 sts)

Rnd 7: Sc in each st around. (18 sts)

Rnd 8: [Sc in next 4 sts, dec) 3 times. (15 sts)

Fasten off.

Blanket

Row 1: Starting in the corner of Blanket, ch 7. (7 sts)

Row 2: Turn work, sc in 2nd ch from hook and next 5 ch. (6 sts)

Rows 3-11: Turn, ch, sc across in every st. (6 sts)

Fasten off.

Finishing

Stuff all the body parts of Llama firmly.

Sew the legs onto Llama’s body. Sew Head and Neck to body.

Sew on Ears and Blanket.

Sew on mouth and eyebrows.

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